FMGT550Energy&BuildingOps_LEEDNotes - Notes USGBC/LEEDLEED(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design was created to Create a common standard

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Notes USGBC/LEEDLEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) was created to Create a common standard for a ‘green’ building Promote whole building design principles Recognize environmental leadership Raise consumer awareness Encourages adoption of sustainable green practices LEED Certifications Several of the different certification types including: NC: New Construction CI: Commercial Interiors EBOM: Existing Buildings - Operations and Maintenance. 5 Core Categories Sustainable Sites Water Efficiency Energy and Atmosphere Materials and Resources Indoor Environmental Quality Sustainable Sites Characteristics of a Sustainable site: Develop in an established urban area with existing infrastructure Reduce pollution and land development from automobile use Select building with best practices and green strategies. Water Efficiency Maximize water efficiency to reduce the burden on municipal water systems.
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Unformatted text preview: Some examples? Using rainwater capture for non potable use High efficiency, low volume fixtures. Creative landscaping • Encourage smarter use of water. Energy and Atmosphere • Buildings use 40% of total energy in the US. • Establish minimum level of energy efficiency/energy monitoring. • Achieve energy conservation through commissioning. • Encourage renewable technologies. • Have a good maintenance program to make sure installed equipment is operating as intended. Materials and Resources • Reduce waste in both construction and daily operations. • Encourage environmentally responsible forest management and other sustainably grown products and materials. • Use materials with recycled content • Divert construction debris from landfill. • Redirect reusable materials to appropriate sites....
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  • Spring '13
  • Christiano
  • Renewable Energy, Water supply network, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, Maximize water efficiency

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